Long Island, NY (November 1, 2020) – Around 6 a.m. on Sunday, November 1, a home explosion occurred in Long Island.
The explosion took place at 15 West Avenue when police believe that natural gas inside the home was ignited. Flames surrounded the entire house and spread to two other homes beside it. Multiple witnesses claim that it sounded like a bomb went off inside the home.
Fire crews were active and fighting the fire when a wall inside one of the homes collapsed. Two firefighters were injured and airlifted to local hospitals. A male civilian was inside one of the homes and was airlifted to a hospital with bad burn injuries and severe smoke inhalation.
Fire crews were able to get the fire under control within several hours.
As of this time, fire officials and police are working on their investigation into the incident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fires in New York
Fires are extremely prevalent in New York, especially in major cities. In just one year’s time, over 27,000 fires took place in the entire state of New York. Not all of these events will lead to injuries but some are incredibly life-altering. Some of the most common injuries that result from fires include smoke inhalation and burns. If you have been harmed in a fire and believe that another party is to blame, it is imperative that you have the dedicated help of an attorney to assist you.
There are many reasons why fire-related incidents occur in New York, some of which involve reckless parties. The truth is, most fires can be prevented but continue to occur due to many devastating reasons. Some fires can blaze out of control within a matter of minutes, causing severe results to those involved. If you have been injured in a house fire and you wonder where you can turn, it is essential that you speak with a New York personal injury attorney who can assist you every step of the way. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients in the state of New York at https://3283582.findlaw2.flsitebuilder.com/testimonials/.
Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to assist you after you have suffered a wide array of injuries as a result of a house fire. We understand how devastating it can be to suffer enormous losses due to a house fire that is not your fault. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you when you need us throughout this complex process. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney at (516) 945-9033 for more information.
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